I HAVE A BROODY HEN!! Yay

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Duramaxgirl, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. Duramaxgirl

    Duramaxgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay I'm so excited. We put 7 EE eggs under her... She is happily setting on them. I have water and food close to her. She is one of my black astralorps. 'Kona' the eggs are due September 13th. I will add some pics soon!
    So who else has had a BA broody?
     
  2. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Congratulations! [​IMG]

    I thought my BA was broody a couple weeks ago. She decided to sleep in the far nest box away from everyone else one night, but it was just a false alarm [​IMG] I hope your hatch goes well [​IMG]
     
  3. Duramaxgirl

    Duramaxgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yours might still go broody maybe. Kona was just taking forever to lay her eggs about 10 days ago... But she would still go out in the yard with the others. Then I noticed that she had pulled all her feathers out of her chest area... And then about 3 days ago she flat refused to get off the nest. She is so cute all puffed up in there.
     
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    I have a feeling she won't. This was a couple weeks ago, but i'm still hoping she will [​IMG] My girl is almost two years old and she's never been broody before.
     
  5. Duramaxgirl

    Duramaxgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh I hope she does go broody for you. They are so much fun to watch. My sister has had quite a few broodys. Kona is just over 6 months old...
    Good luck with her!
     
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    They are fun aren't they? [​IMG] The only birds I've had brood are my Silkies... but they don't seem like "normal" birds sometimes [​IMG]

    Thanks, good luck with yours too!
     

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